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CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-span. >> at their annual conference, the religion news writers association hosted a discussion about the first amendment and religious freedom. panelists from the aclu, conference of catholic airships, the museum's first amendment center looked at religion in schools, same-sex marriage and the contraception mandate in the new health care law. >> is the song? okay. hello, everybody, welcome. i'm michelle. so, let's get started. covering religion in america means writing about tensions about religious freedom. what does that mean? how far does it go? and who gets it. when i started this nearly eight years ago, i was talking about stephen's book on religious literacy and how to legally break religion more into public schools. the last couple years we have all written a bit about divisions over islam and measures are in the country to limit the use of sharia law and offers to stop mosques from being built. in the past year, we have all reported on the standoff between the american catholic bishops in the white house over the new health care laws mandate for employers to these access to contraception in diff
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 2:00pm EDT
study of state standards a number of years ago and found that religion is now treated there. and do not think it is serious treatment yeah. it is still superficial. i think the religious literacy problem has not been resolved. i was at a conference yesterday of many groups interested in religious liberty -- literacy, and we all agreed it was a serious issue. if we're going to treat each other well in this country, we have to know more about each other. do not understand our neighbors, we will not be able to live well together in the future. we have got to do better. there is only one required religion course in the united states in the public schools, and that is in modesto, california. i helped them get that going after a conflict they had. they have done really well with that. all ninth graders take a of world religions. it has been fined. -- fine. there are many world religion electives now. they are the exception. they're not many districts have world religion electives. but the core curriculum, where we need more natural inclusion of teaching about religion, is a tougher nut to
PBS
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
because state courts decide the vast majority of the country's legal cases. for "religion & ethics newsweekly," i'm lucky severson in des moines, iowa. >>> in many parts of the country, poor people do not have access to fresh food. such areas are known as food deserts. we have a story today from judy valente about churches and communies in new orleans that are growintheir owfresh food and otherse doing what they can to create what they call food justice. >> this garden is the result of a lot of blood, sweat and tears and hard work in a neighborhood that a bunch of folks had given up on. >> reporter: community activist nat turner is surveying a site people rarely see in the battered ninth ward of new orleans. his community garden provides fruits and vegetables to people hard pressed to find fresh produce in these parts. >> anybody in the neighborhood can come by and some time this morning somebody's going to stop by and say, "you got any okra? you got any creole tomatoes? you got some bell peppers? you got whatever?" and some people just come by the garden and if they want to pick i
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
. they bring christian enthusiasm to the high school football field igniting a debate over religion in public schools. find out what a judge had to say about this. >>> later in this half-hour, a special edition of "insomniac theater," director of the smash movie "smash" here with us live to talk about the film just about to open and getting amazing reviews, even some oscar buzz. it rocked the house at sundance. and director is here to give us all the scoop on that. looks really, really good. and very real as well. so, we'll have him here at the desk in a few minutes. >>> first more turbulence for american airlines as the carrier cancels dozens of flights over a safety issue. >> american now says it knows what caused the locking mechanisms to fail and seats to become unhinged. now the problem has to be fixed. here is abc's jim avila. >> reporter: american has grounded half its fleet of 757s, its domestic long-range workhorse taken out of service for a second round of faa monitored fixes to prevent passenger seats from becoming dislodged in the air. in one case they even fell over backwards. th
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm PDT
: we end tonight in texas, where a high school football is often compared to a religion. rsme cheerleaders at a public high school are now fighting for the right to display a banner with a distinctly christian message. manuel bojorquez reports. >> reporter: friday night under >> in lights in kountze, texas, itth the band, the fans, the players and something different- - a banner with a christian message written bilet school's cheerleaders. ( cheers ) o get thought it would be a t mesy great message to get ofoss. >> reporter: but that message is now at the center of a legal battle. the school's superintendent banned the religious-themed banners last month when a wisconsin group claimed they violate the separation of church and state. a judge has allowed the practice er continue until he rules, and gist night, there were more religious signs than ever before when friends and family who say the cheerleaders' messages on ree banners are free speech. >> both the united states constitution and the texas constitution guarantee the right to freely express your religious viewpoints. >>
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 1:40am PDT
they showed no mercy. >> absolutely not. >>> mixing religion, high skool sports and enthusiasm of cheerleaders how it led to a legal dispute. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range o
SFGTV2
Oct 4, 2012 11:30pm PDT
color they are, creed or religion. we all have to do our part to bring peace, harmony, and equality to the world. thank you so much for this amazing award. [applause] [unintelligible] >> congratulations. before i give the next award, we have about 10 more minutes if everyone could please stay, that would be great, thank you. our next award is the community advocate of the year award. this goes to sandy. [applause] she is a founding member of [unintelligible] founded in 1971 and served as development director until retiring in december 2009. she's also a founding member of the national pacific research center on aging, based in seattle. she was appointed by the late mayor for the kent -- the commission on the status of women, where she served from 76 until 8. she was the first asian-american woman to chair a city commission in 1979, where she served on the national committee. please join me in congratulating her. [applause] >> good afternoon, everyone. first of all, i would like to thank shelley and the global arts and education organization. when you do advocacy work, you do not do
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 1:00am EDT
-- or religion a part of that campaign. as a matter of fact, i think religion became a part of this campaign when mr. mondale's running mate said i wasn't a good christian. so, it does play a part in my life. i have no hesitancy in saying so. and, as i say, i don't believe that i could carry on unless i had a belief in a higher authority and a belief that prayers are answered. >> given those beliefs, mr. president, why don't you attend services regularly, either by going to church or by inviting a minister to the white house, as president nixon used to do, or someone to camp david, as president carter used to do? >> the answer to your question is very simple about why i don't go to church. i have gone to church regularly all my life, and i started to here in washington. and now, in the position i hold and in the world in which we live, where embassies do get blown up in beirut -- we're supposed to talk about that on the debate the 21st, i understand -- but i pose a threat to several hundred people if i go to church. i know the threats that are made against me. we all know the possibility of terro
CW
Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the overwhelming support for the girls, there are signs that some believe religion has no place here including lindsay. >> once you start doing it, it's a slippery slope. here it's a very big question to me. what if somebody came out and said they wanted to put scripture on it. would it get the same positive group? >> if the judge were to say you can't do it any more, what would that be like for you? >> it would be crushing to our team and to the football team and to many of our citizens. >> another launch into space this time by the private california space company space x. deliver 1,000 pounds of supplies to the international space station. launch time is set for tomorrow 5:30 our time. take off from florida. expected to stay in orbit until october 28th. it will then head back to earth with experiments, samples and old equipment. >> okay. ahead, bay area baseball teams stuck their toe. almost 44,000. crazy on the home run. was it enough? next. you. we know you. we know you have to rise early... and work late, with not enough sleep in between. how you sometimes need to get over to that exit,
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
an exemption, religion. parents with religious beliefs ruling out vaccinations don't have to jump through the hoop. >> perhaps with the new exemption, it will not be as effective. >> reporter: this new mom thinks it's a good idea. >> the new law takes effect in 2014. washington state implemented a similar law last year, and health officials there say fewer parents are opting out. >>> paul, it's october 1 and blazing hot. where was this like three months ago? >> exactly. where was this during summer? this day eclipses every day we had for the entire summer, and yes, the calendars october, and the rent is due, and you are probably wearing a t-shirt if your boss allows you. look at the marine layer. it's not there. all the way out, miles to see, we see nothing resembling a marine layer, but what we did see was this. let's roll video. did you know that whales also like the warm weather? what a beautiful shot here. the helicopter got beautiful pictures of whales frolicking in san francisco bay. let's look at the current temperatures. they are warm. you hit 100 in santa rosa today. currently 96
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. it would translate religion and christianity in particular in progressive politics around helping the poor or preserving the environment. the entire movement emerging that is challenging the irs, that is defying the ban on political endorsement is a conservative movement. >> those behind the campaign are already daring the irs on to sue them. here's what the laws ths, a tax-exempt religious organization is a legal entity that did not participate in or sbemp in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. so has any church or any one faced a penalty as a result? >> there are very occasional penalties. really it seems like a handful every year, but there's not a wide number by any stretch. what you say is exactly right. this is an attempt by a conservative networks of pastors and lawyers to really challenge this law. the law dates back to 1954. it's been on the books now for over 60 years, and what they want to do is to get a church penalized so they can challenge the law and take this to court and attempt to get this ban overturned. we'll see if it works. >> so i gue
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to jump in because the reality beano, the parties tend to throw religion when is an upwardly seemed to move certain voters. my frustration is when you have an honest conversation with the hispanic community about religion, you can see them going down the line between the republican and democratic parties. the examples are i am a democrat and a latino because i believe in taking care of my fellow man and woman. the democratic party looks at this issues -- how do we support those families who need? you have this catholic christian latinos who say it makes sense, i need to be a democrat, because we do that kind of social outreach. on the republican side, is a black and white issue about abortion. the reality for latinos is that your walking down the middle of the road with them when it comes to religion, because of that talk of war. my mother in law knows what i do in terms of the democratic message and being out there supporting the president, but she is a strong woman of faith and she cannot be dissuade or moved when it comes to the issue of around abortion. she has told me i will no
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
% last year. including the olive garden and p.f. chang's. it's like an emerging religion. some churches now offer gluten free commonon wafers. this is a business. >> why you eating gluten free? >> because she's eating. >> what is gluten. >> wheat i think? >> right. gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. so it's in baked goods and cereals, but because it acts as a sticky binding agent, it's also in soups, gravy, sauces, salad dressings, even hot dogs and ketchup. but some people just can't digest gluten. if they eat it, they'll get sick. about 1% of americans have skeel yak disease, guaranteeing that gluten in their diet carries with it pain, discomfort, sometimes even rashes or joint pain. what's interesting is that there aren't nearly enough people who have medical problems with gluten to explain the giant surge in gluten-free products. >> we now have over 300 gluten free products. >> dom is a marketing manager for general mills. >> they range from fruit snacks and yoplait yogurt, progresso soups all the way to our chex favors as well as bet ewe crocker and business quick
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
an emerging religion. some churches now offer gluten-free communion wafers. this is no longer a fad. it's a business. >> why are you eating gluten-free? >> because she's eating it. >> okay. >> what is gluten? >> some kind of wheat. >> gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, so it's in baked goods and cereals, but because it acts as a sticky binding agent, it's also in soups, gravies, sauces, salad dressings, even hot dogs and ketchup. but some people just can't digest gluten. if they eat it, they'll get sick. about 1% of americans have ciliak disease, coming with rashes or joint pain. what's interesting is that there aren't nearly enough people who have medical problems with gluten to explain the giant surge in gluten-free products. >> we know have over 300 gluten-free products. >> don is a marketing manager for general mills. >> ranging from yogurt, progressive soups, all the way to our chex flavors as well as betty crocker. >> is there any scientific proof that if you're not part of that extremely small minority of americans who are sensitive to gluten, if you're not one
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
over football and religion. a judge has to decide whether cheerleaders can use religious messages during games. >>> and with more how the controversy is playing out. >> reporter: good morning. the game was the first since a judge heard arguments about whether the cheerleaders must stop using biblical messages. around here religion and high school football are two things people are passionate about. friday night under the lights in texas with the band, the fans, the players and something different, a banner with a christian message written by the school's cheerleaders. >> we thought it would be a great message. >> reporter: that message is at the center of a legal battle. the school superintendent banned the religious themed banners last month when it was claimed they violated the separation of church and state. the judge allowed the practice to continue until he rules and last night there were more religious signs than ever before. and friends and family who say the cheerleaders messages on the banners are free speech. >> both the united states constitution and the texas constitut
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 8:45am EDT
myself. every man had his dope, whether it was religion, philosophy, creed, was the chemical faint -- cocaine, morphine, anything to take the weight of reality. and so we have a hero, intelligent, captivated, a renegade with little regard for right or privilege. to him the world was equally a moral above as well as the los of the progressive area reformer frederick hero. some might be squeamish about it in the criminal cases? in the course of that 60-year career he would tailor testimony, pay off witnesses and tracy tried for a jury bribing and both times barely escaped. do not the rich and powerful bribe jurors, you would as? did not intimidate and coerce judges? to the shrink from any weapons? get in -- compassion for those the faced loss or despair or persecution. a strong emotional nature doted by his upbringing. his father was a book living freethinking of their and owner of a royal furniture shop, abolitionist with steep values of liberty and equality. compassion plays a role of a unifying theory in his chaotic universe. the bids in his other office was built by overalls. poo
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
misusing anyone. mormons are talking about the president obama religion? i want to talk about the mormons with mitt romney. i think obama is doing a good job for the problems that he inherited. how can anyone undo eight years of problems in four years? he is doing everything he can. thank you. host: c-span will be covering the debate live. we have a special campaign 2012 debate hub set up on the website. covering live coverage of all four debates. and other ways to socially engaged for you, the audience, to help bring together that love -- people that love politics and are interested in the debate, you can watch their and catch the debate live tonight and catch clips right afterwards, individual questions and answers provided by the question -- by the candidates, organized by topic. that is all happening right now at c-span.org. democratic caller, washington, dc. caller: question for obama, why does he not say anything or do anything about the jail population being minority, blacks, more than anyone else in this country? all the nationalities got reparations when mistreated by this come t
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am PDT
of first amendment and government will not impede or endorse practice of religion. where do you see the conflict going. >> it isitutional. what the court said repeatedly what matters is history and context. look at the history of this memorial. it was erected in 1929 to honor 49 men who gave their lives in prince george cone. it would be a travity if it had to be moved or torn down. >> so at this point though, the fact that the other side is arguing that it does infringe on the first amendment, how do you respond to that? >> well, the supreme court said in the 10 commandment's case what matters is history and context. here we have history. purpose of this is honoring the veterans . also we have context. it doesn't sit alone. it sits with other moniments. there is a memor to korean and vietnam veterans. it is where a battle was in the 1812. and so the supreme court would say and that this is constitutional. we can't disrespect our veterans by second guessing what they chose. >> and you disagree as i understand it. >> no disrespect is intended. i think we should have a secular war mem
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
was hit by a minimum minimum -- minivan tied. it happened as children were leaving a religion class. >> two mothers were victims. they were lying dish saw them lying one on the grass and one on the pavement, and then the -- i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw she child, she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital, where the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family is their child knew the little girl. >> the girl under the van, it was my son's classmate. reporter: paisher ins were shocked and saddened be the accident. the female driver of the minivan mistook the accelerator for the brake pad and struck the victims. there were prayers at the afternoon mass. >> they all went to catechism here. very sad. the whole family is involved. everybody involved. >> the driver was still on scene when the officers arrived and has not been arrested. reporter: police have not released the conditions of the two female victims except to say th
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
leaving a religion class. >> two mothers were victims. they were lying dish saw them lying one on the grass and one on the pavement, and then the -- i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw she child, she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital, where the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family is their child knew the little girl. >> the girl under the van, it was my son's classmate. reporter: paisher ins were shocked and saddened be the accident. the female driver of the minivan mistook the accelerator for the brake pad and struck the victims. there were prayers at the afternoon mass. >> they all went to catechism here. very sad. the whole family is involved. everybody involved. >> the driver was still on scene when the officers arrived and has not been arrested. reporter: police have not released the conditions of the two female victims except to say they're in their 40s and the gent is still under investigation. >> ama:
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 10:30pm EDT
-- that when you question someone's taste in art, thanmore personal politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul when you say you b ought that? > sunday at 8:00 on c-span's q&a. now, an american enterprise institute panel discussion examining whether google is violating antitrust laws. topics included the market for internet search, and an analysis of google's business model. pedal trade commission chairman john leibovitz has said that the ftc plans to make a decision on whether to take legal action against google by the end of this year. this is about 90 minutes. >> good afternoon, everybody. but we could bring this panel session to attention. i want to thank you for joining us today. for a discussion about internet search and antitrust policy. i am nick schulz, the fellow here at the american enterprise institute and the editor of american.com, it flagship magazine. we are going to hear from gregory sidak in a minute about any paper he has. he is the chairman of criterion economics and also the ronald professor of law and economics at the tilburg uni
Current
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> the american religion is this. there is a god. we're going to meet him when we die. and again, i'm paraphrasing. he gets testy when we haven't really served him. and the last one is the best way to serve him is to serve our fellow man. >> eliot: we didn't stand up to germany and nazism and the evil of that era because we were libertarians. no. we did it because we had a government. we had franklin delano roosevelt who understood the power of our united action. >> there is such a thing as reality! am i the only one here that sees reality and the shift? it is insane. we're lying to ourselves. stop lying to yourselves. >> eliot: this notion that 47% of the american public are slackers, are freeloaders is fundamentally wrong and says more about the way mitt romney views us as a society than anything else. >> benjamin franklin, when they finally came to the constitution, he's walking down the road and the story goes a woman came up to him and said what have you given us? mr. franklin? he said "a republic if you can
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
a little before 9:00 a.m. at the daly city church at south gate avenue as children were leaving a religion class. yellow police tape and red circles mark where the bodies of two women and the six-year-old lay after being struck. >> the two mothers were victims. i saw them lying, one in the grass and one in the pavement. and then i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw the child she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital with the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family was their child child the little girl. >> the girl, it was my son's classmate. >> parishioners were shocked and saddened by the accident. according to dennis reyes, the female driver of the mini van mistook the gas pedal for the brake pad and struck the three as they left the parking lot. >> my three grand daughters, they all went to catechism here. it was very sad for both families involved, everybody involved. >> the driver was still on scene when the officers arrived
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
at south gate avenue as children were leaving a religion class. yellow police tape and red circles mark where the bodies of two women and the six-year-old lay after being struck. >> the two mothers were victims. i saw them lying, one in the grass and one in the pavement. and then i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw the child she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital with the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family was their child knew the little girl. >> the girl, it was my son's classmate. >> parishioners were shocked and saddened by the accident. according to dennis reyes, the female driver of the mini van mistook the gas pedal for the brake pad and struck the three as they left the parking lot. prayers were offered up for the victims at the afternoon mass. >> i have three granddaughters. they all went to catechism here. it was very sad for both families involved, everybody involved. >> the driver was still on scene when th
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
of them generally attend and other members of different religions have also attended over the years. justice ruth bader ginsburg attended several times and one year the sermon was harsh anti- abortion in her view and she felt it was inappropriate, so she has since stopped attending. i did not go this year. justice breyer usually goes, as do many other members of the court. host: they actually get to work today. before we get to calls, is there a number of cases out there they? agree to they i know you said some still may get added. guest: the workload has not really changed much over the past 15 or 20 years. the court takes about 80 cases per year. they have filled up the argument calendar through december. there are few more cases they not yet scheduled. they will be adding more as the year goes on. they are about halfway full. the court continues to hear cases through april and delivers decisions all the way through the end of june. host: is one of the cases written about in your paper that will not come up today. guest: this is the second case being argued this morning at 11:00 a
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
and it is it a different feel experience for the people. >> steve: sure. what about outreach to other religions. >> that is an important part of the vatican 2 and part who john 23rd was. the ecmenical dialogue with the protest apt religions and other christian religions were begun in earnest with the vatican 2 and also thorth dox christians and a different attitude toward relations with the jews especially since world twar two and holocaust and it was a dark period. >> that continues to this day. >> and now there is it a movement to make him a saint? >> correct. he was called the good pope. el bono papa. and he was a hollande figure, really. in his life time. since then his reputation as glown and the cause for his canonization and actul process has been ongoing many years. >> steve: check out the book, the good pope. thank you for joining us. >> thank you very much snampt 13 minutes before the top of the hour. terrifying inside account of a commander how they are training fighters to take down our troops. wait until you see this. larry sabtau, said >> fort hood texas. lieutenant corn nel recei
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
over religion and football. the squad's been banned from showing bible verses during games. now they're headed to court. ryan owens has the story. >> reporter: in this small texas town, they worship two things. god and football. >> all: clap your hands, go, red! >> reporter: so perhaps it only seemed natural that the cheerleading squad would paint bible verses on the banners the players run through for every game. >> we find it encourages the boys. >> reporter: but it apparently offended someone. the unidentified person complained to an atheist group saying the bible banners amounted to a public school advocating a particular religion. and that's unconstitutional. >> it's not a christian school. and they cannot misuse their authority. >> reporter: in response, the school superintendent forced them to stop the scriptures. so, the cheer leaders put down the pom-poms and picked up a phone. callen -- calling an attorney. he says that the banners are not school-sponsored. that the girls came up with the idea by looking at the social networking website, pinterest. they saw cheerleaders in
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
according to our religion but you know, growing up in a very strict irish catholic family, i was raised to believe that our goal in life is to do good things and get to heaven. so i thought early on i would become a nun because it would ensure my, you know, straight go to heaven pass, and my mom was a hairdresser when i was younger and she used to do hair for the convent, and when she brought me over there one day, the nuns asked me what i wanted to be when i grew up. i said a nun and a mom, and they said oh, that's not possible, and i immediately tapped out of that and decided to be wonder woman instead. that was my goal. >> so how long did the nun thing really last in reality? >> it lasted about three or four years. >> real? >> i did mass in my house, literally, let your spirit come upon these gifts to make them holy so they can become the body and blood of our lord jesus christ. before he was given up to death -- i mean -- >> you never sounded sexier to me as an irish catholic boy. >> i loved performing so that's the only script i really knew and i played the priest, i was the nun, i
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
and end racial preferences, speed up execution, welcome religion into the public sphere, and above all, reverse roe v. wade and allow states once again to ban abortion. a big part of the reagan revolution was the arrival of washington of a group of young and committed conservative lawyers who wanted to work in that, on behalf of that agenda, who were two of the best and the brightest of that group? john roberts and samuel alito. 1970 -- in 1985, a memo at the solicitor general's office, alito wrote what can be made of this opportunity to advance the goal of bringing about the eventual overruling of roe v. wade? later that year, applying for a promotion he wrote i am particularly proud of my contribution to recent cases in which the government has argued in the supreme court that the constitution does not protect the right to abortion. samuel alito then, samuel alito now. but republican party of 1980 was not the republican party of today either, and we saw that in reagan's nominations to the supreme court. 1981, potter stewart unexpectedly announced his resignation, and reagan had made
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
believe. when the question someone's taste in art, it is personal and probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul when you say, you got that? >> "60 minutes" with morley safer. sunday at 8:00 p.m. on c-span's "q&a." cracks up next, a look at the immediate impact that last night's debate had on voters. this is about 90 minutes. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. i would like to invite you to take your seat. we will go ahead and get started. thank you for joining us on this thursday. thank you to everyone who is joining us on the live stream and those watching on c-span to and the voice of america. for those of you i do not know and have not met, my name is victoria. it is my pleasure to welcome you on behalf of all my colleagues to this wonderful discussion. before we get started, a few items to give you a sense of what is coming. charlie will be up in a moment. he will give us is take on last night's debate. guests, be joined by two ga who will also offer their perspectives on the debate and the upcoming election. we are grateful to all o
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
9:00 a.m. on south gate avenue as children were leaving a religion class. yellow police tape and red circles mark where the bodies of two women and the six-year-old lay after being struck. >> the two mothers were victims. i saw them lying, one in the grass and one in the pavement. and then i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw the child she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital with the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family was their girl knew their girl. >> it was my son's classmate. >> parishioners were shocked and saddened by the accident. according to dennis reyes, the female driver of the anyone any van mistook the gas pedal for the brake pad and struck the three as they left the parking lot. >> my three grand daughters, they all went to catechism here. it was railroad sad for both families involved, everybody involved. >> the driver was still on scene when the officers arrived and she has not been arrested. >> abc7 n
PBS
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
values in regard to the family, to religion. >> abortion. >> abortion. issues on that. >> gay marriage. they're very conservative. that's basically what changed everything. i remember reading an article where president bush was asked what was one of his biggest regrets. he said, not passing immigration reform. as a republican and having a republican congress he could not convince his own party to support immigration reform. we focus only on the undocumented immigrants. i think that that's -- that that's what's happening, that when people perceive latinos, first thing that pops into their mind is immigrants and undocumented immigrants or like they say illegal aliens which is a term we don't like to use. they don't realize that 74% are americans, are citizens either by birth or naturalized. so the majority of latinos are americans and we have a buying power of over a trillion dollars. if latinos in the u.s. were a country, we would be the 14th largest economy in the world. they're 2.5 billion businesses that are latino owned. we are a very important part of this country. we contribute ve
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